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PwC Project Portfolio Management Senior Associate - Consumer Markets in Washington, District Of Columbia

Line of Service: Advisory

Specialty/Competency: PPM

Industry/Sector: CM X-Sector

Time Type: Full time

Government Clearance Required: No

Available for Work Sponsorship: Yes

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in our Programme Management practice, within Project Portfolio Management services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations balance long term strategies and short term imperatives to optimise their investments and strategic activity required to achieve the organisation’s business objectives. We help enhance organisations project and programme performance by identifying alternative project approaches, consistently aligning projects with corporate strategy, setting the tone and pace of programmes from the outset, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from agile programme delivery.As part of our team, you’ll help our clients with optimising their project and programme performance, while consistently aligning programmes with corporate strategy.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.

  • Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from from current trends in business area.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Share relevant thought leadership.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

  • Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and understanding of clients and providing program effectiveness in the following four primary areas:

  • Enterprise Program Management - assisting in the assessment of client needs and capabilities, providing tools/methodologies and guidance to establish or improve client program management organizations;

  • Program Management Office - supporting program planning, scoping, dependency/risk management, resources deployment, quality control and reporting;

  • Program Strategy, Governance and Management - supporting the team in providing advice and oversight to client in evaluation of program alternatives and assisting in structuring a plan and mobilizing resources to deliver results;

  • Project Reviews - supporting the risk assessment through evaluation of programs and provide recommendations for program effectiveness.

  • Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and record of success in a role in at least two of the following areas: financial management, accounting, risk management, process improvement, IT effectiveness, ERP implementation, business transformation.

  • Demonstrates proven thorough abilities with developing program strategies including scope, program approach, resource requirements, timeline, risks and dependencies to address a variety of client business, IT and/or compliance issues; advising clients on the best course of action while considering cost, effort, risk and potential outcomes; facilitating agreement on approach, methodologies and tools to promote alignment with client's business requirements; establishing plan to increase project governance structure, roles and responsibilities.

  • Demonstrated proven thorough abilities and success with identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues.

-Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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